Senior Research Associate, Center for Children and Families - McCourt School for Public Policy

Washington D.C.
Aug 01, 2018
Nov 01, 2018
Analyst, Research
Full Time
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Senior Research Associate, Center for Children and Families - McCourt School for Public Policy

Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF), part of the McCourt School of Public Policy's Health Policy Institute, focuses principally on issues relating to low-income children and families with a particular emphasis on implementation and policy issues related to Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Affordable Care Act.

The Senior Research Associate plays a central role by providing qualitative and quantitative research and policy analysis to help advance CCF's mission to expand and improve high-quality, affordable health coverage for America's children and families. Reporting directly to the Center's Executive Director and Research Professor, the Senior Research Associate has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Conducts research and data analysis on health policy issues in support of CCF's written reports, public presentations, and policy analysis work.
  • Monitors and tracks activities associated with federal and state legislative and administrative changes to child and family health coverage.
  • Provides assistance on writing projects pertaining to child and family health coverage issues.
  • Helps maintain CCF's research library, child and family coverage statistics (including web-based resources), and research databases.
  • Assists in providing technical assistance to CCF staff, funders, national and state advocacy organizations, and others seeking information and data on child and family health coverage.


  • Master's degree - preferably in public policy, public health, or related field
  • 5 to 7 years of work experience - preferably in health or social policy
  • Strong writing and quantitative skills
  • Proficiency with Excel - preference for experience with statistical software packages
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic, team environment for a mission-oriented organization
  • Flexibility, initiative, and a willingness to tackle new projects as they arise

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